Special Events 

What:   YARD CLEANUP Strong teenage boys and girls are looking to earn money for their July trip to Whistler’s Sister City in Japan. Looking to do odd jobs, yard work, raking leaves - you name it! By donation. For info call the Whistler Youth Centre at 604-935-8187.

When: Anytime

Where: Anywhere

 

What: SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY PROGRAM This free service provided by the Ministry of Health will be offered to all eligible B.C. women ages 40 to 79 without a doctor’s referral. Women outside of this age group will also be accepted with a referral. Call 1-800-663-9203 for an appointment.

When: Wednesday May 16 – Friday June 1

Where: Squamish

 

What: A CRUDE AWAKENING Take in the free 85 minute film that focuses on society’s addiction to oil and the consequences that may arise from it.

When: Thursday May 17, doors at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Eye Community Theatre, Squamish

 

What:   GIANT USED BOOK SALE As usual, a huge selection of used books to choose from, including travel books, cook books, kids’ books and CDs. All books are sold by donation and proceeds go towards the Whistler Public Library.

When: Saturday May 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: In front of IGA Marketplace

 

What: OLYMPIC COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION More countdown cake, sports demos, meet-and-greets with Canada’s athletes and fun for the whole family can be expected to mark the 1000 day countdown to the opening of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

When: Saturday May 19

Where: 2010 Information Centre, Whistler village

 

What: DELTA MUSIC MAKERS The pedestrian streets of Whistler light up as musicians and entertainers herald the start of a new season. Watch for belly dancers and jugglers! When: Sunday May 20

Where: Mountain Square, Whistler village

 

What: WHISTLER VALLEY TRAIL RUN Take part in the 16 th annual run that features a challenge for every member of the family. Tackle the 10 or 5 km run through Lost Lake trails, and the kids can participate in the 5 th annual Teddy Bear Trot. Register online at www.whistlervalleytrailrun.org . When: Sunday May 27, 9 a.m.

Where: Whistler Village

 

What: GIRL GUIDES BOTTLE DRIVE The Trex Girl Guides will be hosting a bottle drive to raise funds for their summer camp. Pick ups to home or business can also be accommodated. Please contact Louise at 604-938-1709 for details.

When: Sunday May 27

Where: Whistler Bottle Depot

 

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